Business partner of USSR honorary artist Etush stole $487 thousand by deception
The Investigative Committee has initiated a criminal case over embezzlement.
A criminal case is initiated over embezzlement of 28 million rubles ($487 thousand) from the people’s artist of the USSR Vladimir Etush. The press service of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation in Moscow reports about it.
Thus, according to the representative of the head department Yulia Ivanova, a defendant in the case is the former business partner of Etush, who promised to place savings of the actor in Switzerland, actually, has stolen them.
It is noted that proceedings are initiated under part 4 of Art. 159 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Swindling).
Meanwhile, as media writes, the crime was committed back in 2013.
According to investigators, in May 2011, Vorotnikov ripped off several sock caps from uniformed policemen, threw them on to the roadway and stroked over the police officer's head twice during an unsanctioned rally.